Cenk Akyol

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Cenk Akyol
No. 17 – Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League Turkish Basketball League
Euroleague
Personal information
Born (1987-04-16) April 16, 1987 (age 27)
Kadıköy, İstanbul, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Listed height 6 ft 5.5 in (1.97 m)
Listed weight 208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2005 / Round: 2 / Pick: 59th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Pro playing career 2003–present
Career history
2003–2009 Efes Pilsen
2007–2008 Galatasaray Café Crown
2009–2010 Air Avellino
2010–2012 Anadolu Efes
2012–present Galatasaray Liv Hospital

Cenk Akyol (born April 16, 1987) is a Turkish professional basketball player who currently plays for Galatasaray Liv Hospital of the Turkish Basketball League.

Akyol was drafted 59th overall in the 2005 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. On February 20, 2014, the Atlanta Hawks traded Akyol's draft rights to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for Antawn Jamison.[1]

Turkish national team[edit]

Akyol is also a regular Turkish national team player.

Personal life[edit]

On August 21, 2013, Akyol married national volleyball player and member of Vakıfbank Volleyball Naz Aydemir.[2]

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Turkish national team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ HAWKS ACQUIRE ANTAWN JAMISON FROM LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS
  2. ^ "Genç çift dünyaevine girdi". Radikal (in Turkish). 2013-08-21. Retrieved 203-09-01. 
  3. ^ "Turkey Roster". FIBA Europe. 2004-07-20. Retrieved 2013-07-29. 
  4. ^ "Turkey Roster". FIBA Europe. 2005-07-24. Retrieved 2013-07-29. 

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